October 30, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

October 30, 2017

Peter Van Dusen and Martin Stringer have the latest details on ethics and the federal cabinet.

We discuss NAFTA developments with MPs Hélène Laverdière (NDP), Andrew Leslie (Liberal), and Erin O’Toole (Conservative).

Callum Borchers, a political reporter with The Washington Post, analyzes the first U.S. criminal charges resulting from the probe into Russian election interference.

Journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance, Susan Delacourt, and John Ivison discuss the latest political headlines.

Bill Fairbairn of InterPares explains the significance of a state visit by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.


U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks about health care at a Toronto event.


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Peter Van Dusen

A distinctive and popular personality with more than two decades of reporting and anchoring experience, Peter is a well-known journalist in Canada’s political arena. He joined CPAC in 2001 to host CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, and as Executive Producer of the channel has guided the evolution of programming to strengthen the viewer experience. Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent 11 years with CBC Television in Ottawa as the evening anchor for local news.

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Martin Stringer

Having covered the Canadian political scene for more than 25 years, Martin is as politically astute as he is savvy. He joined CPAC in 1996 and has covered leadership races, political conventions and federal elections, serving as PrimeTime Politics’ Hill correspondent daily and host of the show’s Friday edition. Martin began his career as a reporter for CBC Radio in Quebec City and also worked for seven years as national and international producer for CBC Radio’s flagship show, As It Happens.